Food Industry Regulatory Update February 26, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: FDA Publishes Resources for Food Industry About COVID-19 Vaccine AMS Amends Irish Potato and Mango Orders APHIS Proposes Updates Brucellosis and Bovine Tuberculosis Classifications for Canada and Brucellosis Classification for Sonora, Mexico FDA Releases New Agricultural Biotechnology Curriculum for Middle and High School Students FSIS Updates Directive on Safe and Suitable…

Food Industry Regulatory Update February 5, 2021

Food Industry Regulatory Update February 5, 2021 In this Week’s Edition: FSIS Super Bowl Party Food Safety Tips USDA Names Key Staff Appointments FSIS Cancels Obsolete Directives FDA Import Alerts FDA Warning Letters FSIS Super Bowl Party Food Safety Tips FSIS reminds consumers not to wash poultry or meat in the sink, avoid cross-contamination, cook…

Food Industry Regulatory Update January 22, 2021

Food Industry Regulatory Update January 22, 2021 In this week’s edition: USDA Announces Staff Changes APHIS e-Permit System Capabilities Expanded APHIS Provides Importers More Time to Comply with New Entry Filing Requirements Latest FDA Import Alerts Latest FDA Warning Letters USDA Announces Staff Changes The incoming Biden administration has announced the following staff appointments at…

Food Industry Regulatory Update January 15, 2021

In this week’s edition: FDA Delays Tobacco Labeling Rule Effective Date FDA Seeks Public Comment on Potential Approach for Defining Durations of Use for Certain Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs for Food Animals FSIS Posts Updated Dataset on Import Refusals AMS FY2021 Grain Fees for Official Inspection and Weighing Services FDA Announces Refresh of Import Office…

Food Industry Regulatory Update August 14, 2020

In this week’s edition: FDA Finalizes Rule Related to Gluten-Free Labeling for Foods Containing Fermented, Hydrolyzed Ingredients FSIS Discontinues Sampling and Testing for Chicken Necks, Hearts, Gizzards, and Livers FDA Update on Red Onion Salmonella Outbreak FSIS Updates Establishment Directory USDA Announces More Eligible Commodities for CFAP FSIS Enhances PHIS Export Module FSIS and Vermont…

Food Industry Regulatory Update July 24, 2020

Food Industry Regulatory Update July 24, 2020 In this week’s edition: FDA to Begin Inspections of Small Business for Food Defense Rule Compliance in March 2021 FDA to Hold Webinar on Leafy Greens Action Plan FSIS Grants National Chicken Council Petition on Avian Leukosis Lesions Being Trimable Condition FDA Announces Qualified Health Claim for Cranberry…

Food Industry Regulatory Update – July 3, 2020

Food Industry Regulatory Update July 3, 2020 In this week’s edition: FSIS Publishes Retail Exemption Amounts FDA on USMCA USDA Amends California Olive Marketing Order FSIS Updates Directive on E. coli Enforcement Verification Activities for Raw Beef FSIS Updates Lists of Foreign Establishments From New Zealand, Israel and Croatia Eligible to Export to U.S. USDA Approves Pandemic…

Food Industry Regulatory Update Week of June 15, 2020

FSIS Updates Directive on Verifying Compliance with Requirements for Written Recall Plan Procedures APHIS Considers Allowing Importation of Fresh Raspberries and Turmeric from Peru USDA Trade Mitigation Purchases from Farmers Update USDA Extends Farmers to Families Food Box Program Contracts USDA Approves Online SNAP for South Carolina, Utah, Delaware and Mississippi FSIS Updates Lists of…